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German glass manufacturer sedak gears up for Big 5

UAE Business

Leading German glass manufacturer sedak is set to showcase its new IGU product line “sedak isomax” with a Ug-value up to 0.23 W/sq m, and an example of an all-glass-façade construction at the upcoming Big5 construction expo in Dubai, UAE.

The company, founded at Gersthofen, Germany, in 2007 is one of the world’s leading technology and
innovation experts for large insulating and safety glass.

With a 10-year experience of manufacturing oversize glass and after having increased the level of automation continuously, sedak is regarded as a specialist in this know-how intensive segment, said the company in a statement.

At the biggest construction event in the Middle East, Big5 the German group will show what is possible with glass in the 21st century.

The Big 5 will be attended by 300,000 suppliers and buyers of construction products from 120 countries.

With two exhibits, sedak will demonstrate its high-level production competence. Additionally, visitors can
catch up on sedak’s latest announcement to produce “the world’s biggest glass” in up to 3.51m x 20m by 2018, said the statement.

As an innovation leader for large formats and special solutions, sedak has been developing high production knowhow and therefore has established itself as full supplier for glass up to 16.5m.

It has a number of projects to its credit including the current projects such as UNO in Geneva, the Apple headquarters in Cupertino, and the House of European History in Brussels.

Since 2007, the Bavarian manufacturer has fabricated oversize glass highly automatically and has constantly invested in its own research and development wing. In 2017, sedak has set a new milestone with a second tempering furnace that processes oversize pre-coated glass.

From mid-2018, sedak said it will be able to produce glass in the dimensions of 3.51m x 20m, it added.

The glass units will reach dimensions up to 3.2m x 16.5m - processed, tempered, laminated, printed, coated, and cold bent, said the German glass maker.

The core capabilities are the lamination of glass, edging, and the company’s special knowledge of producing glass components with additional functional and decorative elements, it added.-TradeArabia News Service

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